There are now over 17 million people who identify as Asian living in America, making up 5. According to the most recent American Community Survey, the Asian population in Missouri is , — at 1. And, unlike African Americans that fall under one group in the Census, Asian Americans have many sub-groups — Chinese, Filipino, and Indian being the three largest sub-groups. So, what how does the Asian population stratify across Missouri? Which cities and towns in Missouri have seen the greatest increase in their Asian population? Maryland Heights took the number one over all spot for the largest Asian in Missouri for To see where Missouri ranked as a state on diversity, we have a ranking of the most diverse states in America.
History of Chinese Americans in St. Louis - Wikipedia
It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River , which marks Missouri's border with Illinois. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River just north of the city. These two rivers combined form the fourth longest river system in the world. The city had an estimated population of ,  and is the cultural and economic center of the St. Louis metropolitan area home to nearly 3,, people , which is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, and the 20th-largest in the United States.
Lee Pa lost his parents at age 10 while living in Seoul, Korea. He remembers washing dishes at a Seoul restaurant to support himself at age By age 31, Pa made his way to the United States and worked in restaurants, becoming a chef and eventually starting his own restaurant. Although Asians have settled in St. Louis since the midth century, Pa immigrated to St.
Greater St. Louis has a Chinese community. There are 1, Chinese Americans in St.